What state, county and municipal workers make

Excluding New York City, more than half a million state, county and municipal workers in New York made $29 billion in the fiscal year that ended on March 31, 2017, according to data provided by the Office of State Comptroller. That represents a 2.8 percent increase from the year before. Data for the 2015-16 year were also included in the table below.

You can also see this list of more than 500,000 government employees rounded up into a a database of more than 3,000 governmental units in New York State.

The data below, which cover active employees enrolled in the New York State and Local Retirement System, were obtained via a Freedom of Information Law request. You can read more here. This database was posted on Nov. 28, 2017.

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Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name HASKINS, PAOLA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $78,207.35 Date 06/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEABROOK, JONATHAN E Employer name Department of Law Amount $78,207.27 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANESKI, LAURIE A Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $78,207.00 Date 06/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPIONE, FRANK Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $78,206.88 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, JOHN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $78,206.04 Date 07/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SESSANNA, TAMMY A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $78,205.04 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBERST, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $78,204.67 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOREN, AARON J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $78,204.31 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTMILLER, CINDY L Employer name Cornell University Amount $78,204.14 Date 02/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, ANDRE Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $78,203.75 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDMAN, DAVID S, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,203.64 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBRIEN, THOMAS A, JR Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $78,203.07 Date 08/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORRELLI, KAREN A Employer name Syosset Fire District Amount $78,203.03 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, DONALD S, JR Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $78,202.72 Date 06/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANSKEVICZ, BEVERLY A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $78,202.71 Date 01/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIMENTO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $78,202.22 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAN, DAVID E Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $78,201.98 Date 05/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDRIHEM, HELAINE L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $78,201.52 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JABAUT, CRAIG J Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $78,201.47 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UGARTE, MARIO A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $78,200.76 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVERS, MARLA L Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $78,200.75 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, MATHEW C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $78,200.75 Date 12/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, ANDREA S Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $78,200.65 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILDS, WILLIAM D Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $78,200.26 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, TIMOTHY J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $78,200.21 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO, KATHERINE C Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,200.19 Date 09/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOCCOA, MATTHEW J Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $78,200.17 Date 08/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, LAUREN Employer name Cornell University Amount $78,200.05 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC AREE, MATTHEW Employer name Sag Harbor UFSD Amount $78,199.77 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WING, ERIC J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $78,199.46 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINDA, MICHAEL W Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $78,198.98 Date 07/31/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCUDIERO, CHARLES A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $78,198.68 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDIDORIO, JOHN J Employer name Village of Le Roy Amount $78,198.56 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILBERT, FREDERICK O, JR Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $78,198.25 Date 08/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, THOMAS F Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $78,196.98 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, WILLIAM R Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $78,196.91 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOSTA, LIZZETTE C Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,196.90 Date 03/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, PATRICIA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,196.90 Date 12/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZOKE, ELYSSA B Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $78,196.67 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, JOHN THOMAS Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $78,196.25 Date 03/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, SUSAN E Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $78,195.96 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, ANGEL M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,195.95 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANGELISTA, STEPHEN F Employer name City of White Plains Amount $78,195.23 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPELLO, ALLISON J Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $78,195.17 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DETOMASO, ANDRIA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,194.80 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITCOMB, NEAL O Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $78,194.71 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, CAROLYN A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $78,194.45 Date 06/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUGHNAN, EDWARD M Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $78,194.17 Date 04/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, ELIVETH M Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,193.91 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LELLA, FRANK Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $78,193.82 Date 03/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, HARRY J Employer name Broome County Amount $78,193.34 Date 08/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONS, JAMES Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $78,193.28 Date 11/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, SHAVONNE E Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $78,192.94 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONEY, TANYA R Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $78,192.50 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CUTCHAN, JANICE Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $78,192.48 Date 12/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, JOSEPH L Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $78,192.46 Date 01/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUCCI, PATRICK V Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,192.41 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, LON M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $78,192.37 Date 11/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROUSIE, MICHAEL L Employer name Monroe County Amount $78,192.17 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANDISH, LAUREN M Employer name Town of Southold Amount $78,191.90 Date 09/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, STUART B Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,191.34 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AICHROTH, PATRICIA J Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $78,191.31 Date 10/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELL, MASHELL A, MRS Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $78,191.26 Date 01/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSELMI, MARY K Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $78,191.25 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, ROBERT R Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $78,191.20 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDWARD, ERROL Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $78,190.99 Date 02/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, RICHARD A Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $78,190.88 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHMANN, ELIZABETH M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $78,190.66 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARFIELD, AMIEE S Employer name Schenectady County Amount $78,190.20 Date 02/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGHJAYAN, ANTO Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $78,189.90 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARJI, MARIAN Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $78,189.88 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABDUL-WAHED, IBRAHIM H Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $78,189.77 Date 08/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOTO, NELSON Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $78,189.67 Date 02/14/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAIDEAU, JANET B Employer name Northport E Northport Pub Lib Amount $78,189.53 Date 01/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYTLE, ROBERT C, II Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $78,189.20 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, JONATHAN A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $78,189.14 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOAKYE-ACHEAMPONG, IBRAHIM Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $78,188.56 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JENNIFER S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $78,188.21 Date 09/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGIONE, DANIEL M Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $78,187.07 Date 02/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, MARLON V Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $78,186.45 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, FLORA R Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $78,186.29 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSARONE, DANILO Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $78,186.25 Date 12/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BARI, EILEEN M Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $78,185.90 Date 06/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORABITO-CRUZ, JOELLE P Employer name Dutchess County Amount $78,185.79 Date 09/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIGS, CHARLOTTE J Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $78,185.68 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENURE, NANCY A Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $78,185.40 Date 10/10/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, MARGARET R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $78,185.12 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $78,184.71 Date 08/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, WILLIAM K Employer name City of Watertown Amount $78,184.54 Date 10/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KURPIEL, PHILIP M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $78,184.15 Date 08/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASE, MENOUKHA R Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $78,183.80 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSGROVE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,183.80 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, THEODORE E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,183.80 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUDULICH, JANICE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,183.80 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKS, CHARLES Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $78,183.80 Date 08/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, ERIC J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $78,183.74 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHODAN, ANNEKE J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $78,183.47 Date 07/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POUND, KRISTIE L Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $78,183.44 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, THERESA A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $78,182.96 Date 10/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNARINO, KAREN A Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $78,182.89 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System